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Apple offering $50 credit for iPhone batteries replaced before discounted repair program

05/23/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple is offering a $50 credit to customers who paid for an out-of-warranty battery replacement for iPhone 6 or later devices.

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iPhone 7 Plus tops smartphone consumer satisfaction survey

05/23/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus from 2016 tops the ASCI Telecommunications user survey, with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus coming in fourth and fifth.

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Inside Consumer Reports: Controversies surrounding the MacBook Pro and HomePod

05/23/2018, 11:05 am

Enthusiasts have questioned Consumer Reports' assessments of Apple's products for many years. After looking at the test facilities, AppleInsider talked to Consumer Reports leaders about the various controversies of the past.

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Apple partner TSMC begins mass production of 7nm processors for next-generation iPhone

05/22/2018, 11:05 pm

Apple's system-on-chip manufacturing partner TSMC is churning out next-generation 7-nanometer "A12" processors that will power iPhones expected to launch later this year, according to a report on Tuesday.

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Why Google IO 2018 squandered AI leadership to focus on copying Apple's innovations

05/22/2018, 04:05 pm

Google appears to have a formidable lead in developing "smart services," including intelligent search, voice assistance, map routing, imaging and other app features powered by artificial intelligence. Yet at its annual Google IO developer conference, the company failed to show developers how this edge would do much for them, given that most Android devices aren't updated and that Google's own updated, premium-priced Android devices aren't selling.

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YubiKey NEO's physical NFC key can now unlock apps on iPhone 7 & later

05/22/2018, 04:05 pm

Taking advantage of the more open NFC access on iPhones made possible with iOS 11, Yubico has announced that its physical YubiKey NEO authentication key can now be used to unlock compatible iOS apps.

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Legrand Radiant Wireless Charger offers in-wall power for Apple's iPhone 8 & iPhone X

05/22/2018, 03:05 pm

The newest twist on charging the iPhone 8 and X is the Legrand Radiant Wireless Charger, a wall outlet with a built-in Qi-compatible charging pad.

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Grab up to a $25 cash bonus on Apple trade-ins ahead of WWDC 2018

05/22/2018, 03:05 pm

As WWDC 2018 approaches, now is the time to lock in a price for your used MacBook or iPhone. Take advantage of a $15 to $25 cash bonus on top of competitive rates at Gazelle, and secure a 30-day price lock ahead of anticipated new hardware.

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Belkin intros Lightning to headphone jack cable for iPhone 7 and newer

05/22/2018, 01:05 pm

Accessory maker Belkin on Tuesday launched a straightforward 3.5mm-to-Lightning audio cable, offering a way for owners of recent iPhones to connect to 3.5-millimeter headphones and speakers.

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Inside Consumer Reports: How iPhone, iPad, Mac, and HomePod testing is performed

05/22/2018, 10:05 am

After years of controversies over Consumer Reports' assessments of Apple products, AppleInsider paid a visit to the organization's headquarters for an inside look at the testing process.

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Apple iPhone surges 16 percent in US in spite of market's overall decline

05/22/2018, 09:05 am

Apple's U.S. iPhone sales were up 16 percent year-over-year during the March quarter to 16 million, even as the domestic smartphone market as a whole dropped 11 percent from 43.7 million units to 38.7 million, according to research published on Tuesday.

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Trump uses iPhones for Twitter and voice calls, reportedly refuses security swap outs

05/22/2018, 01:05 am

President Donald Trump uses at least two White House issued iPhones for daily business, but ignores advice to regularly swap out a model dedicated to Twitter communications because doing so is "too inconvenient."

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Why you shouldn't worry about radiation from your Wi-Fi router or iPhone

05/21/2018, 02:05 pm

There's a lot of bad "science" floating around about radio frequency and electromagnetic field exposure from Wi-Fi routers and the wireless network that your iPhone accesses. AppleInsider delves into the subject, and the actual science behind it.

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New iPhone X Animoji Karaoke ad features South Korean group Hyukoh

05/21/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has released another advertisement using the Animoji Karaoke concept to market the iPhone X, publishing the new 'Taxi Driver' video on its South Korean YouTube channel featuring three of the characters singing along to 'Citizen Kane' by the group Hyukoh.

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UK iPhone privacy lawsuit seeks up to $4.29B from Google

05/21/2018, 08:05 am

A U.K. lawsuit against Google for bypassing iPhone Web tracking safeguards now includes 4.4 million people listed as plaintiffs, and is aiming for up to 3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion) in damages.

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Surveillance app stored teens' Apple IDs on unprotected servers

05/20/2018, 06:05 pm

An app meant to let parents monitor the phone activity of teenagers was saving the latter's Apple ID passwords in unprotected plaintext form, a report revealed on Sunday.

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Review: Philips Hue Wellner lamp with Apple HomeKit

05/18/2018, 03:05 pm

If you're into its style, the Philips Hue Wellner lamp can be a decent way to way to expand an existing Hue setup, but it's not much good to people who haven't invested -- or plan to invest -- in the ecosystem.

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Commemorate the Royal Wedding with this $4,000 gold iPhone X

05/18/2018, 01:05 pm

Goldgenie is marking this weekend's wedding of the UK's Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle by selling a limited-edition iPhone X, one that is encased in 24-karat gold with a commemorative engraving of the couple, priced at just under $4,000.

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Developers Union urges Apple to allow free app trials, make it easier to earn a living

05/18/2018, 01:05 pm

On Friday a fledgling group calling itself the Developers Union published an open letter to Apple, calling on the company to both expand free app trials and provide developers a livable revenue cut from the App Store.

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Video: the iPhone X reviewed, six months later

05/18/2018, 11:05 am

From its release right up until this month's earnings announcement, analysts have said Apple will discontinue the iPhone X this year due to low sales. While the iPhone X itself might be replaced by new models and not continue for a second year, like the iPhone 7, there is no denying what Apple's premium smartphone has brought to the table.

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